Father, we lift up MLA: Norm McDonald to You and ask that Your blessing would rest on him. For this new term give him creative ideas in planning his work times as well as meaningful rest times. Help him find a balance between work and leisure. Bless him and those close to him. We pray in Jesus’ name, amen.
Norm Macdonald was re-elected as the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke in May 2013. He was first elected to the legislature in 2005.
Norm serves as Opposition Critic for Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.
Norm has served as Opposition critic for forests and range, visiting forest-dependent communities from Vancouver Island, the south and central Interior, to the Peace, hearing from workers and stakeholder groups.
Norm has been very active in working for the people of the Columbia River-Revelstoke constituency, speaking out about the impacts of the Glacier-Howser independent power project and the proposed Jumbo resort. He has also been a fierce advocate for strengthening health care and ambulance services in his community.
Recently the principal of Nicholson Elementary School, Norm has taught for more than 15 years in the Columbia Valley. He has a further six years of experience teaching in Africa.
Norm served as a councillor and was then elected mayor of Golden in 1996.
Norm Macdonald lives in Golden with his wife, Karen.